Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Gir on Ganymede

Gir

Feature Name Gir
Clean Name Gir
Feature ID 2175
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Sumerian
Quad -
Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Sumerian god of summer heat.
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